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1 – 12 Croft Gardens, Barton Road

History of 1 - 12 Croft Gardens

Anglo-Saxon cemetery:

https://www.albionarchaeology.co.uk/news/2021/2/4/discovery-of-an-anglo-saxon-cemetery-at-croft-gardens-cambridge

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White’s Stables

Undergraduates used to stable their horses next to the huge apple orchard that became Croft Gardens (CWN 25.11.1982)

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1930s:

Croft Gardens built. Dame Elizabeth Hill, Emeritus Professor of Slavonic Studies 1948-1968 lived here from the 1930s.

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1979:

Croft Gardens belonged to King’s College. They acquired the White Horse Riding Stable next door in 1979 and then demolished it.

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2019:

Planning permission granted to demolish flats and replace with student accommodation.

FCBS wins approval to replace Art Deco flats with student housing

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